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vanner

[van-er] /ˈvæn ər/
noun
1.
the owner or driver of a van, especially one of customized design.
Origin of vanner
1970-1975
1970-75; van2 + -er1
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  • The Frue vanner will, as a rule, act well when the pulp is sufficiently and consistently fine.

    Getting Gold J. C. F. Johnson
  • The Frue vanner will, as a rule, act well when the pulp is sufficiently fine.

    Getting Gold J. C. F. Johnson
  • The vanner reported his black tin as containing 70 per cent.

    A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
  • The blanket table, too, gives place at the modern mine to the "vanner," of which there are several varieties.

  • For there was no sounder opinion in Lowshire on a brood mare or a two-year-old "vanner" than Roger.

    Notwithstanding Mary Cholmondeley
Slang definitions & phrases for vanner

vanilla

adjective

  1. Conventional; usual; bland; white bready (1970s+)
  2. : As a self-confessed vanilla-sexual (1970s+)
  3. plain vanilla (1970s+)

noun

  1. A white person, esp a white woman (1970s+ Black)
  2. A person of ordinary sexual preferences; a usual heterosexual; straight: They called women who did not proclaim joy at being chained to the bedposts or chaining someone else ''vanilla'' (1970s+)

[fr the white color and the perhaps unimaginative choice of vanilla ice cream]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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